29 December 2012

Angola: Trade Ministry Prioritises Conclusion of Logistical Centres in 2013

Luanda — The resumption of the construction works of the Logistics and Distribution Centres (CLOD's) in the provinces of Luanda and Huambo, as well as the warehouses for the collection, cleaning and analysis of products are the main actions outlined by the Trade Ministry for the year 2013, the incumbent minister announced last Friday.

Rosa Pacavira Tomás, who was speaking at the traditional yearend ceremony with her staffs, also announced that it is equally foreseen for next year the rehabilitation and revitalisation of the proximity commercial network named Poupa Lá.

Other actions for next year include the construction of municipal markets and integrated supply market in the central Kwanza Sul Province, as well as the revitalisation of the pedagogic shops in Luanda and Huambo, with the respective integration of the National Commerce School, aimed at securing the technical/professional training of traders.

In her speech, Rosa Pacavira Tomás pointed out the institutionalisation of the Exports National Institute and the respective study on the project to build such infrastructure, as well as the improvement and revitalisation of the statistical system of the Trade Ministry as other goals to be achieved in the coming year.

The Trade Ministry's action plan also includes the modernisation of the National Laboratory for Quality Control and studies on the project for the construction of another reference laboratory, among other projects.

On the occasion, the workers recognised the solidarity and practical actions of the minister, such as her concern with their social conditions.

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